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  • News: Deus Ex Has Gone Gold; On Track for August 23 Release

    Deus Ex: Human Revolution has a lot riding on its shoulders. After a critically-acclaimed first game and a console-centric sequel that received a somewhat mixed reception, many gamers are hoping the third entry will be a return to form for the series. So far it's been looking good, but there's a perhaps justifiable sense of caution surrounding the project until we finally get to play it properly.

  • News: Activision Awards $250,000 in Prizes to Indie Developers

    Activision has decided the winners of the two top prizes in the first phase of its inaugural Independent Games Competition, an initiative in which the publishing giant hopes to "foster creativity and innovation from the rising talent in the independent game development community" by offering prizes to promising looking projects -- whether they're finished or not.

  • News: Dragon Age II Disappears from Steam; Legacy DLC Released

    BioWare's Dragon Age II has vanished from Steam, just as its first piece of DLC was set to launch. The timing may not have been entirely coincidental.

  • News: Worms Returns, Again

    Team 17 has announced that the Worms franchise is to once again return to XBLA, PSN and Steam later this year.

  • News: Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3 was Originally Planned as DLC

    Producer Ryota Niitsuma has explained to Famitsu that Capcom's upcoming Ultimate edition of Marvel vs Capcom 3 was once planned as a downloadable expansion.

  • News: Gaming on Google+: What Will It Look Like?

    Social gaming is big business for Facebook, and all signs point to Google's jumping into the social-gaming market with Google+. But can Google+ offer anything different (or better) than Facebook already does? We asked Kevin Chou, CEO of Kabam (Dragons of Atlantis, Kingdoms of Camelot), and Neil Haldar, executive producer for RocketNinja (Unstoppable Wrestling, Ocean Kingdom), about their first impressions of the gaming potential of Google+.

  • News: Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions Features Non-Erasable Permasaves

    Pac-Man & Galaga Dimensions is the second game for the 3DS to feature non-erasable save data, following controversy over Capcom's recent Resident Evil: The Mercenaries 3D title.

  • News: John Riccitiello: 4-5 Year Console Cycle is 'Gone Forever'

    Speaking with investors and media yesterday, EA's CEO John Riccitiello has highlighted the increased pace of development and change in the industry.

  • Opinion: EA: Game Console Cycle Has 'Gone Forever'

    Here today, gone tomorrow, that—in so many words—was what EA CEO John Riccitiello had to say about video game consoles in an earnings call yesterday. Riccitiello was on the phone to discuss EA's fiscal 2012 first quarter, which he described as "ahead of expectations," led by strong sales of digital games and the release of first-person sci-fi puzzler Portal 2 ("Portal 2: A Little Better All The Time"). He also name-checked Battlefield 3 and Star Wars: The Old Republic (he says EA's "bolstered by strong preorders" for both) and, no surprise here, said the company was "pleased" that the NFL lockout had ended (it wrapped up Monday, though the Salt Lake Tribune [

  • News: Chinese Couple Sells Their Kids for Online Gaming Money

    A Southern Chinese couple has made headlines for selling their three children to fuel their rather disgusting online gaming obsession.

  • News: Section 8: Prejudice Gets New Mode, PSN Version Out Today

    TimeGate Studios' excellent downloadable shooter gets a new multiplayer mode, and the long-awaited PSN version is set for launch today, too.

  • News: Cellphone-compatible Xbox Bluetooth Headset Coming

    This November, you'll be able to walk around with the same bit of plastic stuck in your ear all day, whether you're making phone calls or trash talking on Live.

  • Opinion: Zynga Extending CityVille's Social Gaming to China

    Facebook's social gaming uber-star Zynga says it'll reach around the globe and join hands with Internet service provider Tencent to bring a localized version of its mega-popular sim-style game CityVille to China. CityVille, as U.S. Facebook gamers know, is one of Zynga's biggest casual-social games. To play, gamers draft virtual cities, farm surrounding areas, and earn income by collecting rent. The game launched in December 2010 to instant hit status, displacing Zynga's FarmVille juggernaut for "most monthly active users" inside of a month.

  • News: Airline Tycoon Publisher Expanding Online, Mobile Presence

    German developer Spellbound Entertainment has announced the expansion of its business into the online and mobile markets, bringing with it two licenses that have been around for a good few years now.

  • News: Use Your iOS Device as a GunCon

    Namco has released an app that lets you use an iPhone 4 or iPad 2 as a virtual GunCon device when playing Time Crisis 2nd Strike.

  • News: New Battlefield 3 Trailer

    Take a look at Battlefield 3's new multiplayer trailer.

  • News: Rovio adds 15 new levels to Angry Birds

    Angry birds fans should be pleased to hear that developers Rovio are adding 15 new levels to the game as well as new bug fixes in the latest update.

  • News: Zynga partners with Tencent to launch game in China

    U.S. social game developer Zynga has partnered with one of China's largest Internet companies, Tencent, to bring its popular CityVille game to the country.

  • News: Facebook Diner Dash Shutting Down

    Citing declining player numbers as the cause, PlayFirst will be pulling the plug on their Facebook version of Diner Dash only 8 months after its launch. Once enjoying as many as 2.5 million players at its peak, the game's monthly users have more than halved, most recently clocking in at 1.2 million Diner Dashers.

  • News: Suda 51 Wants to Put No More Heroes in your Phone

    Over-the-top video game auteur Suda 51 wants to bring Travis Touchdown's ultra-violent world to the social gaming space.


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